Posts Tagged ‘thyroid medications’

Thyroid Medications: Does One Really Fit All

Thyroid Medications

Thyroid medications are a one size fits all according to most doctors. But is that really true? From my experience, it is! The majority of conventional  doctors I have seen for my thyroid disease all tell me there is only one thyroid medicine they will prescribe and that is Synthroid or the generic version Levothyroxine.…

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Thyroid Medications: Is One Better Than Another?

Thyroid Medications

Thyroid Medications are in the news this week. Here’s the question: is one medication better than another? I guess that depends on who you ask.  Here’s one doctor’s view of Armour Thyroid: Just like there are short people and tall people and  plump people and thin people, there are differences between pigs. Every pig’s thyroid isn’t…

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Thyroid Medication and Hillary Clinton

Thyroid Medication

Thyroid medication is in the news but you would not expect the news to be connected to the political campaign. I had read an article online by Dr. Drew about a month ago criticizing Hillary’s doctor for having her on an obsolete thyroid medication instead of the more modern medication Synthroid. When I ran across this story, I wondered why Dr.…

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When Should I Take My Thyroid Medications?

Issue #264  December 18, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Today, I have a guide that explains which supplements interfere with your thyroid hormone absorption. Enjoy! Corri Information for all who take thyroid medications in the morning Posted on the NYU Langone Medical Center website. Thyroid hormone supplements are primarily used to treat hypothyroidism , a condition caused by…

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How effective is T4-only Thyroid Medication?

Issue #208  June 5, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Today, Louise O’Connor is talking about thyroid medication. Many people take a T4-only medication for their hypothyroidism but still don’t feel very well. Louise explains below. Enjoy! Corri How effective is T4-only medication? This month I answer a question I often get asked. “I am taking a…

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Treatment Options for Hypothyroidism

    Issue #174 January 30, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. I hope everyone is well. Today, I have an article about thyroid medications that explains the 20% of us who do not do well on Synthroid or any T4 only medications for our hypothyroidism. Most doctors I have seen will only write a T4 only prescription.…

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Thyroid Meds: Synthetic Vs. Natural

Issue #172  January 23, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. I hope everyone is well. I know many people have had the flu. Hopefully, you can avoid it or if you have had the bug, you can be glad its over! Today I have a good article on thyroid medication. I know I have shared several posts…

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Thyroid Medications: Part 3

Issue # 138 September 26, 2013 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. I hope everyone is well and enjoying the fall weather. Our weather has been perfect; warm days & cool nights. Today, Tom Brimeyer is back to explain to us about T3. This is Part 3 of a series on thyroid medications. You can read Part 1 here.…

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Thyroid Medications: Continued

Issue # 137 September 23, 2013 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Today, Tom Brimeyer is going to continue to explain how thyroid medications work and why it is not a one-pill-fits-all solution when dealing with thyroid problems. You can read his first post here. Enjoy. Corri   Thyroid Medications: Continued  Most people (doctors included) are stuck in the mindset…

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